#1
hello anyone who can help me, i just wanna know what gauge strings i should use when tuning to dropped C. my guitar is an ibanez RG350EX currently strung with ernie ball super slinkys if that helps
#2
10-52 seem to be the best choice for that tuning, what ive gathered from all the other string gauge related threads.
#3
10s where too less for me

i play 11 d'addarios, perfect fopr me

know whats best? go to a shop, buy some different kinds of strings and judge for yourself
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#4
Super Slinkys are to thin, i think Ernie Ball Skinny Top/Heavy Bottom would work or something thicker
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#5
It depends on what kind of tension you like, but generally 10-52(skinny top heavy bottom) strings are best.
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#6
Super Slinkys are alright.. i prefer Beefy Slinkys (11-54 i believe.. but i also play even lower tunings)
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#7
^ yeah, 11-54.

I use them too for Drop C, and sometimes even b... ^^
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#9
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^ yeah, 11-54.

I use them too for Drop C, and sometimes even b... ^^

yipes...how can u survive on 54s for a B?


Also gauge depends on the scale length of your guitar. A guy on a les paul would prefer higher gauges than a guy on a strat for example.
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My 7 String V build
My Main Guitars:
Kramer Striker FR-2027SM 7 String
BC Rich Afterburner Warlock
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#11
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will i have to adjust the truss rod at all?

for which gauge? For 11s, you might want to, but you wont need to for 10s unless your necks already screwed
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My 7 String V build
My Main Guitars:
Kramer Striker FR-2027SM 7 String
BC Rich Afterburner Warlock
Washburn Xb100 Bass
My Effect(s)/Misc:
Digitech RP350
#13
i feel like 10 gets to loosey on the top, i usually try for a 12-52 or 12-54 set. your gonna hafta completely redo your action and intonation btw.
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